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20 Most-Read Books from RGC 2022

Our 2023 survey results are in! And along with our readers’ favorite books of the year, we have a list of the most-read titles specifically from Reading Group Choices 2022.

Has your group read all of these terrific books yet?

1. The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict

One of our recommended books is The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict


In December 1926, Agatha Christie goes missing. Her World War I veteran husband and her daughter have no knowledge of her whereabouts, and England unleashes an unprecedented manhunt to find the up-and-coming mystery author.

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Welcome to Reading Group Choices 2023

Welcome to Our New Edition! 

Reading Group Choices 2023 is now available for purchase (eBook and paperback) on our website! The new edition includes enjoyable, unique, and challenging fiction, nonfiction, and young adult titles that we chose to inspire thoughtful and lively conversation. Thank you to all of our readers who inspire us to find and recommend new books each year. We listened to your requests and searched for titles from around the globe.

Happy reading and discussing!

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Our Picks for 2023:


Abyss by Pilar Quintana
An American Beauty by Shana Abé
Bewilderment by Richard Powers
The Book Spy by Alan Hlad
The Book Woman’s Daughter by Kim Michele Richardson
Chasing the Black Eagle by Bruce Geddes
Cocoon by Zhang Yueran
Cradles of the Reich by Jennifer Coburn
The Dark Queens by Shelley Puhak

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Best of the Best Books 2023

Our “best of the best” returns for 2023! We’ve reviewed the end-of-year best book lists and narrowed them down into one reference guide.

Overwhelmed by what to read from the past year? We’ve gathered the fiction, nonfiction, and young adult titles we recommended in 2023 that also appear on at least one of the favorite lists from:

BookRiot, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, Bookpage, New York Times, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, Washington Post,

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Most Popular Books 2023

We’ve gathered the most popular books in 2023 for a look back at the year! In each of our monthly newsletters, we share the top two most-viewed titles on the Reading Group Choices site for that month.

Here are the titles — a mix of fiction and nonfiction — that caught our readers’ attention from January to December: the most popular books in 2023. Do you remember these great reads? See if they match your own group’s most popular books…


Prize Women by Caroline Lea is a best book of 2023    The Mitford Affair by. Marie Benedict is a best book of 2023


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2023 Most-Viewed Books on RGC Website

Most Viewed Books on RGC website 2022

As we close the book on 2023 and enter a new reading era in 2024, we want to highlight the 20 most-viewed books on the RGC website from the past twelve months.

How many of these fabulous titles did you read this year? Which ones will you add to your TBR pile? We love that this year’s RGC reading wrap-up includes a variety of genres (fiction, nonfiction, and young adult) in addition to formats (audiobooks alongside traditional print books)!

1. The Second Life of Mirielle West

by Amanda Skenandore


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Great Group Reads 2023

The Woman's National Book Association presents its list of Great Group Reads for National Reading Group Month

Reading Group Choices is pleased to share the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Great Group Reads 2020 list, part of their National Reading Group Month initiative!

This annual month-long celebration provides an opportunity for reading groups worldwide to celebrate their accomplishments and plan for the future. It’s also a perfect time to join or start a reading group! Every October, WNBA organizes events nationwide and announces an annual list of book selections for reading groups: Great Group Reads.

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